War Movies Newswire (Page 3)

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  1. Today In History, May 19: Winston ChurchillRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 18 | Waco Tribune-Herald

    On May 19, 1943, in his second wartime address to the U.S. Congress, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill pledged his country's full support in the fight against Japan; that evening, Churchill met with President Franklin D. Roosevelt at the White House, where the two leaders agreed on May 1, 1944 as the date for the D-Day invasion of France . In 1927, the silent movie "Wings," a World War I drama starring Clara Bow , Charles "Buddy" Rogers and Richard Arlen, had its world premiere in San Antonio, Texas, where it was filmed.

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  2. Today in HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 18 | Middlesboro Daily News

    On May 19, 1943, in his second wartime address to the U.S. Congress, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill pledged his country's full support in the fight against Japan; that evening, Churchill met with President Franklin D. Roosevelt at the White House, where the two leaders agreed on May 1, 1944 as the date for the D-Day invasion of France . In 1536, Anne Boleyn, the second wife of England's King Henry VIII, was beheaded after being convicted of adultery.

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  3. MORRISTOWN a " Harry Connick, Jr. performs at Mayo Performing Arts Center for two shows,...Read the original story

    Friday May 18 | The Advertiser News (North)

    Harry Connick, Jr. performs at Mayo Performing Arts Center for two shows, Monday-Tuesday, June 18-19 at 8 p.m. Tickets are $79-$199. Harry Connick, Jr.'s career has exemplified excellence across multiple platforms in the entertainment world.

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  4. What to Stream This WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 6 | New Yorker

    Each week, Richard Brody picks a classic film, a modern film, an independent film, a foreign film, and a documentary for online viewing. The release of Paul Schrader's " First Reformed ," starring Ethan Hawke as a minister in crisis, brings to mind other great movies centered on religion.

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  5. A planet called Williams, inhabited by a troubled comic geniusRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 18 | Post-Bulletin

    In early 1981, midway through the third season of ABC-TV's hit series "Mork & Mindy," an episode titled "Mork Meets Robin Williams" revealed its newly, drastically famous co-star's conflicted feelings about being famous. Williams, then 29, played a resident of the planet Ork, confounded by the ways, means and hang-ups of earthlings.

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  6. 10HTE: Sterling HedgpethRead the original story

    Feb 10, 2017 | Hell on Frisco Bay

    The San Francisco Bay Area is still home to a rich cinephilic culture nurtured in large part by a diverse array of cinemas, programmers and moviegoers. I'm honored to present a selection of favorite screenings experienced by local cinephiles in 2016.

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  7. Mt Vic train spectacularRead the original story

    Thursday May 17 | Blue Mountains Gazette

    Over the weekend of May 26 and 27, the Mount Victoria Community Association is organising train-related activities to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the opening of the western line. One of the highlights will be a model train display at the historic and beautifully refurbished Mount Victoria railway station.

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  8. Restored Memphis Belle debuts on anniversary of last missionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 17 | UPI

    Seventy-five years after completing its final mission in Europe as part of World War II, the B-17F bomber known as the Memphis Belle went on view at its new permanent home -- the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. It's been 14 years since the heavy bomber left its former home in Memphis .

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  9. BENT Touches on Timely Themes at Beck CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 17 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Beck Center for the Arts proudly presents Bent June 1 through July 1, 2018 in the intimate Studio Theater. Show times are 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, and 3 p.m. Sundays.

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  10. The loneliness of Robin WilliamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 17 | Boston.com

    One of the more heartrending passages in Dave Itzkoff's terrific biography of Robin Williams gives us a portrait of the icon as a small child, at home in a 40-room estate in a wealthy suburb of Detroit. Itzkoff, a New York Times culture reporter, delivers the image in the first chapter of " Robin ," and it haunts every subsequent page of the book, from Williams's rise as a dazzling comic till the bitter end when, at 63, depressed and sick with Lewy body dementia, he takes his own life.

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  11. Jane Fonda Asks AG Sessions For Mercy on Immigrant Rape VictimRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 17 | News Max

    Jane Fonda has made an impassioned plea to Attorney General Jeff Sessions for mercy in the case of a Salvadoran immigrant who was beaten and raped by her husband and could now be deported. "At a time when violence against women and girls is a global crisis, a decision denying protection to women who flee gender violence, including domestic violence, would be a grave mistake," the Oscar-winning actress and activist said Thursday in a New York Times opinion piece, co-written with asylum-law expert Karen Musalo.

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  12. Review: Saucy, Sweet Book Club Celebrates Female Friendships and Second-Chance RomanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 17 | MLive.com

    Book Club Starring Jane Fonda, Candice Bergen, Diane Keaton & Mary Steenburgen Directed by Bill Holderman PG-13 In theaters May 18, 2018 In a fight between a motor-mouthed superhero and four female friends "of a certain age," who do think will win? That's not really hypothetical, as this weekend, Marvel's highly anticipated Deadpool 2 hits screens at the same time as this chick flick, about a group of women whose lives are comedically disrupted when their book club decides to read E.L. James' steamy Fifty Shades of Grey . The novel, about a spicy, S&M-flavored relationship, puts them all in the mood to rediscover romance anew, reignite old flames or strike out on bold new sexual adventures.

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  13. Jane Fonda on 'Book Club,' fighting ageism and feeling her 'best self' at 80Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 17 | The Chronicle Herald

    "I feel I'm my best self right now," the two-time Oscar-winning actress, activist, author, former model and fitness guru said in a recent phone interview. "I think all the work and the intentionality has paid off.

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  14. Dystopia, Apocalypse, Culture War: 2018 or 1968?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 17 | The New York Times

    In 1968, the world went up in flames, the auteur theory ignited debate, parental guidance at the movies was suggested, women in film were on the verge of a breakthrough, flesh-eating zombies hit the screen and American movies went to war . The world was watching, and the world was changing.

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  15. Tessa Jowell, Olympian politicianRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 14 | The Economist

    IT WAS in the garden of 10 Downing Street that Tessa Jowell made her mark. The then culture secretary had demanded a meeting with Tony Blair, the prime minister, to argue that London should bid for the Olympics.

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  16. Ageism - alive and well': Studios wanted younger stars than Keaton and FondaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 17 | Sunday Herald

    Jane Fonda has branded ageism in Hollywood "alive and well" after studio bosses wanted younger stars to front a movie instead of her and fellow Oscar-winner Diane Keaton. The women star alongside Mary Steenburgen and Candice Bergen in Book Club, a film about four older friends who reinvigorate their sex lives after reading Fifty Shades Of Grey.

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  17. Almanac for Thursday, May 17, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 17 | UPI

    The moon is waxing. Morning stars are Jupiter, Mars, Mercury, Neptune, Saturn and Uranus.

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  18. On This Day: Memphis Belle completes record 25th flightRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 17 | UPI

    In 1943, the Memphis Belle became the first B-17 to complete 25 missions in World War II, securing the plane and crew's reputations as rockstars. The plane was the subject of a documentary at the time and a film about the crew was made in 1990 starring Matthew Modine, Eric Stoltz and Harry Connick Jr. Ten days after the 25th mission, the pilot, Capt.

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  19. Dambusters dog's name will not be censored for 75th anniversary screeningRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 16 | Daily Mail

    Controversial name of Dambusters dog will NOT be censored when the film is screened in cinemas to mark mission's 75th anniversary A series of anniversary screenings of the Dambusters will include the controversial name of the film's dog - it has been confirmed. But the studio behind the anniversary screenings - which are due to take place on the 75th anniversary of the mission it was based on - said the canine's name will not be removed.

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  20. Barnes Wallis with the star of The Dam Busters, Richard ToddRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 16 | Streatham Guardian

    The name of The Dam Busters' dog will not be altered when a restored version of the 1955 film is screened in cinemas across the country to mark the 75th anniversary of the mission it was based on, it has been confirmed. A statement from Studiocanal, the distributor of the film, said: "While we acknowledge some of the language used in The Dam Busters reflects historical attitudes which audiences may find offensive, for reasons of historical accuracy we have opted to present the film as it was originally screened."

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